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Dr. Susan Phillips earns honorary doctorate

  • Published Fri Dec 19th 2014

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Phillips (Professor, Department of Family Medicine) has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University in Sweden. Dr. Phillips is recognized internationally for her work on gender, diversity and equality in health, medical care and medical education. She has been invited to share her expertise related to gender issues with the World Health Organization, the UN, the World Bank and numerous governments and their research councils in Europe.

    Since 2011, Dr. Phillips has been a visiting professor at Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS), a multi-disciplinary research centre at Umeå University. She is one of two individuals to receive this award in 2014. The insignia of the honorary doctorate were presented at a celebration in Umea, Sweden, on October 18.